A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792
by Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)
The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries, 1978 2018-01-04. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Includes slipcase. No jacket. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author. 17,  pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The author set out from the Highlands of Scotland, with the intention to explore the interior inhabited parts of North America, attended with an old faithful servant, a dog and gun, only, as he travelled much in wildernesses and in birch bark canoes, through lakes and rapid streams, where the mind could not at all times be inattentive to safety, he wrote on canoes and on the stumps of trees occasionally, as he went along. Full title: Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792. In which is given an account of the manners and customs of the Indians, and the present war between them and the Federal States, the mode of life and system of farming among the new settlers of both Canadas, New York, New England, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia; interspersed with anecdotes of people, observations on the soil, natural productions, and political situation of these countries. (Inventory #: 2196603)
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